- By Laurel J. Kelly
Living With Cancer: Vitamin C as a cancer treatment
Vitamin C as a cancer treatment
Researchers have been studying the effect of vitamin C on cancer for decades. Now they're looking into whether the vitamin can boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation. Learn more from Dr. Timothy Moynihan, an emeritus Mayo Clinic oncologist.
Infographic: Multiple myeloma
Myeloma cells are cancerous plasma cells that multiply rapidly in the bone marrow, overwhelming other cells. Just like weeds crowd out healthy plants, these cancerous plasma cells destroy bone and bone marrow, crowding out healthy blood cells. Learn more about multiple myeloma.
Coping with mouth sores caused by cancer treatment
Certain cancer treatments can cause mouth sores that can be painful and distressing. They can range from an inconvenience to a severe complication that can make you unable to continue your cancer treatment. Discover why these painful wounds occur and which remedies may be effective.